Communication can be what you say, how you say it and how it is received. It my also go beyond the spoken word to include body language and all forms of written and visual messaging.
The purpose of communicating is to connect with another person. Your goal is to form some level of an emotional bridge.
After you've communicated, the focus shifts from you to the other person.
Will they respond?
Will it be a positive or negative reaction?
Will they engage in dialogue or take some type of action?
When two way communication happens the seeds of a relationship are sown. As conversations progress, relationships are accelerated when there is authenticity and transparency. Person A demonstrates that they respect and value Person B's opinions and positions.